Chanting

‘Do not turn away your face’ (sung by Matthaios Tsamkiranis) 28 March 2017 In Great Lent, the Orthodox Church, through its long, penitential service...
‘To you victorious leader of triumphant hosts’, ancient melody, 4th plagial tone (former Protopsaltis Archon Leonidas Asteris) 24 March 2017 The Akathistos Hymn occupies an important in the reverential period of Gr...
The katavasies for ‘I will open my mouth’ – Iordanis Koutsimanis 20 March 2017 As a living continuum of tradition, Byzantine music occupies an important...
Hymns after Psalm 50 in the Triodio, by Dimosthenis Païkopoulos (Open to me the gates of repentance – The multitude of my past iniquities) 16 February 2017 The period of the Triodio and Great Lent is very important for the spirit...
Dimitirios Magouris: ‘Open to me the gates of repentance’ 7 February 2017 The pre-cleansing period of the Triodio will bring us to the gates of Great...
Recordings from the Christmas Vigil at the Holy and Great Monastery of Vatopaidi 7 January 2017 As the ‘metropolis’ of feasts’, Christmas is celebrated at the monasterie...
‘The Waters of the Jordan’, Leonidas Asteris, Archon Protopsaltis, of the Great Church of Christ 6 January 2017 An exceptionally fine rendition of the Doxastiko of the Praises for the f...
Christmas Hymns of Descent – Archon Protopsaltis Panayiotis Neokhoritis 24 December 2016 A katavasia (hymn of descent) is the irmos for an ode in a canon, that is...
‘A good word’, the Doxastiko at the Polyeleos, by Y. Rysios the Priest (†1865) – (choir of Vatopaidi) 13 November 2016 ‘A good word’ at the Polyeleos, in tone four, in a composition by Yeoryio...
‘The Rich have been made poor’, tone plagial 1 (Setting by Daniil Daniilidis Katounakiotis) 18 October 2016 ‘The rich have been made poor and hungry, but those who seek the Lord sha...
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